Janet Corbett

Sales Representative
355 Bayfield Street
Barrie, ONL4M 3C3
Office: 705-721-9111
Office Fax: 705-721-9182
Direct: 705-790-4796
Toll Free: 866-942-2121
Phone 2: 705-721-9111
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Janet Corbett

Janet Corbett Sales Representative

CENTURY 21 B.J. Roth Realty Ltd., Brokerage*
355 Bayfield Street
Barrie, ONL4M 3C3
Office: 705-721-9111
Direct: 705-790-4796
Toll Free: 866-942-2121
Phone 2: 705-721-9111
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Top 9 Tips for Home Sellers this Spring

Top 9 Tips for Home Sellers this Spring I know when you look outside, it's hard to convince you that spring is here. Yet, it will soon be time to get your house ready to sell. Use these 9 tips to prepare your home for the spring market: 1. Lose it Now that you can see the ground and temperatures are above zero, it's time for your things to go where they belong. For those awesome presents ...

Quote of the Week

"It’s your place in the world; it’s your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live." - Mae Jemison
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5 Key things to consider when buying a resale home

The decision to buy a house is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make. Here are five key things to keep in mind: 1. What is the seller telling you about the house? Sellers used to provide disclosure statements, telling buyers about the condition of the home and disclosing problems. These days, lawyers advise against this, because of the potential for lawsuits. Some sellers ...

Budget Friendly Makeover Ideas

Would you like to give a fresh look to your house without breaking the bank? Try these extremely low-cost makeovers to give your house a face lift. Wash instead of paint: If you can't afford to paint the home, how about giving it a good wash? Don't forget to scrub the screens, windows, and gutters, as well as the sidewalk and driveway while you're at it. Paint the trim and front door: Your home's ...

HISTORY OF NEW YEARS DAY!!

The Romans dedicated New Year's Day to Janus, the god of gates, doors, and beginnings for whom the first month of the year (January) is also named. After Julius Caesar reformed the calendar in 46 BC and was subsequently murdered, the Roman Senate voted to deify him on the 1st January 42 BC in honor of his life and his institution of the new rationalized calendar. The month originally owes its name ...

NINE EASY WAYS TO MAKE YOUR HOME MORE ATTRACTIVE

These days, staging your home involves more than decluttering and inexpensive fix-ups. You can spend big bucks. Or not. The following tips can help you add value to your home: 1. Listen to your real estate agent. He or she views hundreds of houses a year and knows what works. 2. Watch the trends and incorporate them in simple, effective ways. In 2012, buyers will be looking for extra storage and ...

Home Inspection is NOT a warranty or a guarantee

Because a home inspection is a visual examination of the home and operating systems, it is not technically exhaustive.  There is no assurance, expressed or implied, that equipment will not break down at some future time.  However, an inspection report does provide you with a detailed report of the condition of the home's systems so repairs can be made or considered beforehand.  

Barrie Home and Reno Show - September 26 & 27, 2009

Well, here I am at the Barrie Home and Reno Show.  What a great turn out.  We have a booth here and a Draw for $100.00 Gift Card at Home Depot and 2 Serving Dishes.  I will post who won on Monday.  The Draw will be done at the Show at 4 pm.  So many vendor with very interesting products.  Spring Home & Garden Show is on March 6-7, 2010.  Make Plans to come out.

Energy Saving Tips for the Homeowner

One of the most obvious areas where a homeowner can go "green" is in the use of energy in the home. The biggest energy hogs are heating, air conditioning, electrical appliances, lighting, and water usage. Here are some practical tips for saving energy and money at the same time. 1.   Do an “energy audit” - A good place to start is with an informal energy "audit" to reveal where ...

Powering a House with Solar Cells

Have you ever wondered if it is practical to consider powering your house with solar electricity? Well, in a recent article at <a href="http://home.howstuffworks.com/home-improvement/energy-efficiency/question418.htm">How Stuff Works</a> they asked the question "How many solar cells would I need in order to provide all of the electricity that my house needs?" Making a series of assumptions ...